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John Hargrove on SeaWorld

John Hargrove on SeaWorld

April 8, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

John Hargrove, star of Blackfish and author of Beneath the Surface, visited us at Earth Island, and here is what he had to say about SeaWorld in this exclusive interview.

Importing Wild Beluga Whales for Captivity

Importing Wild Beluga Whales for Captivity

March 17, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

In the ongoing case of the import of 18 wild-caught beluga whales from Russia, here is our press release.

Thai Dolphinarium Delayed

Thai Dolphinarium Delayed

January 14, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

In Thailand, a proposed dolphinarium for Phuket is in trouble, thanks to environmental opposition, government concerns, and funding issues.

10 Priorities for Dolphin and Whale Protection in 2015

10 Priorities for Dolphin and Whale Protection in 2015

January 7, 2015 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

For 2015, we have ten priorities for Earth Island's work to protect whales and dolphins all around the world.

Jennifer Goes the Distance to Help Dolphins

Jennifer Goes the Distance to Help Dolphins

September 10, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Jennifer Wolfsong is running a 100-mile race to benefit our Save Japan Dolphins Campaign!

EII Dolphin Project Team in Japan

EII Dolphin Project Team in Japan

August 27, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O'Barry and the Earth Island Dolphin Team will be in Tokyo and Taiji, Japan, this weekend for the official opening of the dolphin-hunting season.  See what they have planned!

WAZA & JAZA to Meet Elsa & Japan Activists

WAZA & JAZA to Meet Elsa & Japan Activists

August 9, 2014 by Mark J. Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

In a meeting tomorrow in Japan, Sakae Hemmi of Elsa Nature Conservancy of Japan and her colleagues will meet with the president of JAZA and the director of WAZA to urge an end to the captivity industry's subsidy of the Taiji dolphin hunts.

3 Victories for Dolphins, Belugas, and Orcas

3 Victories for Dolphins, Belugas, and Orcas

August 1, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Three small but significant victories have happened for captive dolphins, beluga whales and orcas, just in the past week!

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